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Networking When You Hate Talking to Strangers. The power of serendipity is hot in business circles.

Networking When You Hate Talking to Strangers

How Academic Conferences Enhance a Researcher’s Career - Enago Blog: Scientific Publication Help. Attending academic conferences can enhance a researcher’s career in several ways.

How Academic Conferences Enhance a Researcher’s Career - Enago Blog: Scientific Publication Help

A conference is a venue to obtain information, make contacts, and increase your visibility. Getting Information The stated purpose of an academic conference is to learn recent results in a field of study. This is certainly one reason to attend a conference. Knowing the latest advances is always valuable for a researcher interested in keeping up with developments in a field and spotting future trends. Networking for Introverts. The night before a conference where I was scheduled to speak, I found myself in a crowded bar just south of Greenwich Village.

Networking for Introverts

The organizers had arranged a VIP reception, and — having just moved to New York — I figured I should attend. Indeed, I had good conversations with four interesting people whom I’ll probably keep in touch with. But when I walked out the door an hour later, I was thrilled with my revelation: I’m never doing that again. It wasn’t the fault of the conference or the bar or the attendees.

How to Get the Most Out of a Conference. The Teacher’s Voice – the TDSIG PCE at IATEFL 2016. The Teacher Development SIG Pre-Conference Event for IATEFL 2016 is The Teacher’s Voice.

The Teacher’s Voice – the TDSIG PCE at IATEFL 2016

On 12 April we invite you to join us for a series of talks and Open Space discussion to celebrate the teacher’s voice. We’re delighted to be joined for the day by Marek Kiczkowiak, Suzanne Antonaros and Pilar Aramayo Prudencio, who will each deliver a short talk and then help us to facilitate whatever discussion ensures. Click here for a high-quality PDF version of this poster for your collegial spaces. (Marek Kiczkowiak, University of York) If we look at ELT job ads, it becomes self-evident that a teacher’s worth has been reduced to being/or not being a Native English Speaker.

(Suzanne Antonaros, TESOL Greece) Language and culture are inseparable. (Pilar Aramayo Prudencio, British Council Mexico) The discourse around teacher performance, teacher accountability and teacher responsibility are becoming increasingly formalised in the world of teacher development today. When you know you’re coming. Security Check Required. TEA Conference - Fachdidaktik. 10 Things to Prepare Before Attending a Conference. I’m starting a time of year when I will be travelling to key conferences that I’m really looking forward to attending.

10 Things to Prepare Before Attending a Conference

I have learned over the years that preparation, organization and flexibility greatly enhance my conference time and experience. Conferences can be very productive and fun or totally overwhelming and a drain depending on those factors. The investment of time, travel and energy required to go to conferences, makes it more important to be prepared before you go so that you’re not scrambling at the last minute or worse yet – while you are there. The 21st century conference attendee has a lot more technology, social media and content options that can be used to share and highlight their experience and their takeaways.

The rule of thumb is PrepareBe flexibleEnjoyFollow up Below are 10 things to prepare before attending a conference that can help you get the most out of your commitment and experience. Mindset, Attitude, Energy Documents, Schedule, Sessions Meeting Specific People. ELT Ireland Annual Conference 2016 Tickets, Dublin. Invalid quantity.

ELT Ireland Annual Conference 2016 Tickets, Dublin

Please enter a quantity of 1 or more. The quantity you chose exceeds the quantity available. Please enter your name. Please enter an email address. Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your message or comments. Please enter the code as shown on the image. Please select the date you would like to attend. Please enter a valid email address in the To: field. ELT Ireland Annual Conference 2016 Tickets, Dublin. Webinars. TEFL Equity Advocates in collaboration with BELTA (the Belgian English Teachers Association) is going to host monthly webinars.


They will take place on Sundays at 5pm CET. We’ll be bringing together speakers from all around the world who will give you a global perspective on NNEST-related issues and the NNEST movement. The Teachers Contest. Who is eligible to participate in the contest?

The Teachers Contest

Any educator based in a European country. I am based in Europe and participated in a good practice with a partner outside of Europe; may I participate in the contest? Yes. What do you consider a Good Practice? We define a good practice in education as an action, initiative or experience that enhances learning and combines one or more of the following principles: Innovation, Openness, Inclusion. Does a Good Practice need to involve the use of technology? Not necessarily, we welcome all approaches, methods and resources that improve learning. IntrovELT - are we neglecting our introverted students? 7 Qestions with plenary speakers: Russell Stannard. 1) Looking back, what were the most important stepping stones in your life?

7 Qestions with plenary speakers: Russell Stannard

Birmingham 2016. To be held at the ICC, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EA 13th-16th April 2016 PCEs - 12th April Plenary Speakers Prices for registration Book and pay for your conference place before the early bird deadline of 14th January 2016 and you will automatically be entered into our free prize draw.

Birmingham 2016

Our pre-conference events (PCEs) are being held on Tuesday 12 April. Webinars. Our monthly webinars are free of charge and are open to both members and non-members of IATEFL. No pre-registration is required, just click on the link on the day to join the webinar so please feel free to share this link with other colleagues and friends. We are unable to offer certificates of attendance for our webinars at the present time. Coming next on the IATEFL monthly webinars: 29 August 2015 3pm BST / 2pm GMT (to check what time the webinar airs in your location, please click here) Action research is a process of changing student behaviour in the classroom. Dr. Nellie provides consultation on teaching with technology, mobile devices in the classroom, Moodle (course and learning management system), Google Drive, and WizIQ. The Business English Teacher: Beyond Certificates.

Web Conference. After a very successful first Web Conference held in October 2014, IATEFL have decided to hold a second Web Conference in October 2015. Making connections across borders in ELT will be held over two days: Friday 23 October 2015 at 13.00 GMT-19.45 GMT (14.00-20.45 BST) To check your local time please click here Saturday 24 October 2015 at 7.30-14.30 GMT (8.30-15.30 BST). To check your local time please click here Talks will include the development of creativity and team skills in the classroom, education for social justice, teacher research, psychology, teaching in challenging and low resource contexts, inclusive education, and the impact of technology. Digital ELT Ireland. List of Scholarships. REGISTRATION FORM for IATEFL Slovenia conference 2016.